Alejandro Portes

Alejandro Portes is the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology and the director of the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University.

More than ever, we need to craft an accord on migrant workers. Read more


A new breed of immigrant community is breaking down national borders and confounding traditional notions of citizenship. Read more

America and the World

It's not only the pope who believes the U.S. should lift its embargo. A growing number of Cuban Americans think the old hard-line strategy to oust Castro just isn't working. Read more